Back to the Past
by Enrico Bonino

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This is a probable Cryptolithus feeding mode of this peculiar trinucleid trilobite. The extremely expanded preglabellar field was characterized by the presence of multiple rows of "pits" that more probably are used to filter the organic material from fine sediments.

Media: Adobe Photoshop.

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